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Vicious sanctions will only speed up nuclear programme – North Korea

North Korea bitterly denounced new sanctions on its economy as “vicious, unethical and inhumane” and warned the measures would only accelerate progress on its nuclear weapons programme, state media reported Monday.

Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave

US ally Kuwait has given North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state and will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Pyongyang, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat told AFP Sunday.

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength.

North Korea threatens to ‘sink’ Japan, reduce US to ‘ashes and darkness’

A North Korean state agency threatened, on Thursday, to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and darkness” for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Dollar extends gains on US tax hopes but Asia markets sink

The dollar built on its recovery against the yen Thursday on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump's tax plan but most Asian markets retreated on profit-taking following gains earlier in the week.

No nuclear weapons needed in South Korea – Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has dismissed the possibility of deploying nuclear weapons in his country, warning it could “lead to a nuclear arms race in northeast Asia.”

Trump says North Korea sanctions ‘small step,’ warns of more

President Donald Trump said Tuesday new U.N. sanctions “are nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen” to stop North Korea’s nuclear march.

Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

Egypt's defense minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

South Korea installs US missile defence system

South Korea and the United States on Thursday completed the deployment of a US missile defence system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest from Beijing.

Putin opposes military action against North Korea

Imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counterproductive and threats of military action could trigger "a global catastrophe", Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

North Korea will launch more missiles – South Korea

South Korea said on Monday it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles in the wake of its sixth and largest nuclear test.

South Korea, US to deploy more anti-missile defences

South Korea and the United States will deploy more of the anti-missile defences hated by China in response to Sunday’s nuclear test by North Korea, Seoul’s defence ministry said Monday.

Hydrogen bomb test successful – Pyongyang

North Korea declared itself a thermonuclear power on Sunday, after carrying out a sixth nuclear test more powerful than any it has previously detonated, presenting President Donald Trump with a potent challenge.

Earthquake as North Korea tests nuclear bombs

Hours after it announced developing a powerful hydrogen bomb, North Korea appeared to have tested two nuclear bombs Sunday, both triggering seismic shocks of earthquake proportions.

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